The Association for Independent Colleges and Universities (AIKCU) received more than $57,000 from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for the 2018 sales of their Independent Higher Education specialty license plate series. Of that, more than $10,000 was for the purchase of Centre College-themed plates, the largest total among all independent colleges and universities in the state.
Abby Winterberg Hess ’05, a nurse practitioner and clinical researcher in the department of anesthesiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, was one of three winners of the first Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge. Johnson & Johnson invited nurses across the U.S. to submit their ideas for medical devices, health technologies, protocols and treatment approaches.
Katy Cremer ’14 has been named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, a graduate fellowship program that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Cremer's 27 months of Peace Corps service in Namibia began in April of 2015 and ended in 2017. Coverdell Fellows receive tuition remission and a stipend. Cremer was offered a fellowship
Sean Smith ’04, a stand-up comedian based out of his hometown of Louisville, is releasing his debut comedy album, "You Don't Look Funny," on May 31, 2019. Smith has been performing his mostly observational and personal material since 2006 at clubs and college campuses throughout the midwest. The self-distributed compilation features a diverse collection of
Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 14 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Clay Contini, Rhonda Dick, and Chad McPherson each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by Lorette and John Horky
Zach Throne ’16, a dramatic arts and politics graduate, is gearing up for the debut of his first feature film, "Cadia: The World Within." Throne is serving as co-executive producer for the film that stars Corbin Bernsen, best known for his roles in "Psych," "L.A. Law," and "Major League," and James Phelps, the actor who
For the third consecutive year, Centre College has received a $10,000 grant from the Pepsico Zero Impact Fund (ZIF) to support renewable energy efforts on campus. In 2017 and 2018, Centre received support for the College's first renewable energy project installed on the roof of Chowan Multipurpose Building. The first phase of the installation was
On March 31, David Anderson, Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics, accomplished a goal 11 months in the making: he completed a marathon in Treviso, Italy, that marked the last of seven marathons on seven continents. "I didn’t think I would do the continents until about a year ago, when I had the opportunity to
In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for
Centre College’s commitment to beautification and effective urban forest management has been acknowledged yet again with a 2018 Tree Campus USA® recognition for the 8th year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation. "Tree Campuses and their students set examples for not only their student bodies but the surrounding communities, showcasing how trees create a healthier